Wirt, Minnesota

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Wirt, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Wirt, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Wirt, Minnesota
Wirt, Minnesota
Wirt, Minnesota is located in the US
Wirt, Minnesota
Wirt, Minnesota
Location of the community of Wirt
within Wirt Township, Itasca County
Coordinates: 47°43′50″N 93°57′36″W / 47.73056°N 93.96000°W / 47.73056; -93.96000Coordinates: 47°43′50″N 93°57′36″W / 47.73056°N 93.96000°W / 47.73056; -93.96000
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Itasca
Township Wirt Township
Elevation 1,332 ft (406 m)
 • Total 40
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56688
Area code(s) 218
GNIS feature ID 659046[1]

Wirt is an unincorporated community in Wirt Township, Itasca County, Minnesota, United States; located within the Chippewa National Forest.

The community is located 16 miles northwest of Talmoon at the junction of Itasca County Roads 29 and 31. County Road 14 is also nearby.

Nearby places include Dora Lake, Max, Spring Lake, and Alvwood. Wirt is located 17 miles west of Bigfork; and 25 miles southeast of Northome. Wirt is 16 miles east of Alvwood; and 36 miles north of Deer River.

The community of Wirt is located within Wirt Township (population 106). The Big Fork River flows through the community.

Wirt has a post office with ZIP code 56688.[2]


  • Rand McNally Road Atlas – 2007 edition – Minnesota entry
  • Official State of Minnesota Highway Map – 2011/2012 edition
  • Mn/DOT map of Itasca County – Sheet 2 – 2011 edition